Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, P.R. China, 2013
Research Assistant, Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Key Laboratory of Systems Microbial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Publications (since 2014)
Dong, F., Shi, R., Zhang, S., Zhan, T., Wu, G., Shen, J. and Liu, Z. (2012). Fusing the vegetative insecticidal protein Vip3Aa7 and the N terminus of Cry9Ca improves toxicity against Plutella xylostella larvae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 96(4): 921-929.
Wang, Y., Feng, S., Zhan, T., Huang, Z., Wu, G. and Liu, Z. (2013). Improving catalytic efficiency of endo-beta-1, 4-xylanase from Geobacillus stearothermophilus by directed evolution and H179 saturation mutagenesis. J Biotechnol 168(4): 341-347.
Wu, G., Zhan, T., Shao, Z. and Liu, Z. (2013). Characterization of a cold-adapted and salt-tolerant esterase from a psychrotrophic bacterium Psychrobacter pacificensis. Extremophiles 17(5): 809-819.
Zhan, T., Zhang, K., Chen, Y., Lin, Y., Wu, G., Zhang, L., Yao, P., Shao, Z. and Liu, Z. (2013). Improving glyphosate oxidation activity of glycine oxidase from Bacillus cereus by directed evolution. PLoS One 8(11): e79175.
Protocols by Tao Zhan
Construction of Glycine Oxidase Mutant Libraries by Random Mutagenesis, Site Directed Mutagenesis and DNA Shuffling